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Boom towns started small

...The scattered hamlet known as Evans began to take shape in the early 1800s. Tradition has it being named for George Washington Evans, an Augusta-area business leader and mayor in 1855. The home he later occupied on present-day Columbia Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/18/met_268079.shtml
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Families work to protect cemetery

...Evans, Shepard and Anderson families. The Evans family members, Mrs. Cain noted, were descendants of Gen. George Washington Evans, a former Augusta mayor who married the widow of Benjamin Berry, who created Cedar Grove Plantation along today's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/18/met_195458.shtml
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From 'Evens' to expansion

...office officially changed the spelling to Evans, Mr. Lord said. According to local lore, Evans was named for George Washington Evans, a businessman and mayor of Augusta. Mr. Evans married Emily Frances Alexander Berry, the widow of planter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/16/met_326662.shtml
Metro | Evans High School | Columbia County Commission
Boom towns started small

...The scattered hamlet known as Evans began to take shape in the early 1800s. Tradition has it being named for George Washington Evans, an Augusta-area business leader and mayor in 1855. The home he later occupied on present-day Columbia Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/18/met_268094.shtml
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